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PHENYTOIN

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AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2011

167K
Medicare Part D Claims
$6.47M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 21,371 $715K
Texas 14,417 $592K
Florida 11,673 $373K
Pennsylvania 11,202 $338K
New York 9,943 $332K
Illinois 9,901 $329K
Ohio 9,687 $311K
Georgia 6,894 $225K
New Jersey 6,848 $204K
Kentucky 6,015 $176K
Michigan 5,838 $204K
North Carolina 5,733 $199K
Tennessee 5,523 $181K
Alabama 4,773 $169K
Virginia 4,494 $149K
Louisiana 4,348 $147K
Mississippi 4,274 $155K
Missouri 4,117 $135K
South Carolina 3,636 $125K
Indiana 3,478 $123K
Wisconsin 2,725 $85.5K
Washington 2,709 $92.8K
Arkansas 2,709 $100K
Massachusetts 2,476 $83.6K
Connecticut 2,342 $77.6K
Oklahoma 2,322 $89.9K
Minnesota 2,203 $70K
Maryland 1,856 $61K
Puerto Rico 1,778 $59.3K
Kansas 1,740 $57.2K
Oregon 1,585 $53.3K
Iowa 1,482 $47.1K
Arizona 1,297 $43.4K
West Virginia 1,217 $38.6K
Nebraska 1,123 $35.2K
Colorado 1,046 $37.4K
New Mexico 945 $31.5K
Maine 845 $28.7K
Nevada 820 $26.3K
Delaware 658 $22.3K
Rhode Island 636 $18.6K
South Dakota 563 $17.8K
New Hampshire 547 $18.1K
Idaho 494 $14.7K
Montana 390 $12.3K
District of Columbia 311 $10.1K
North Dakota 309 $10.5K
Hawaii 282 $11.7K
Utah 281 $9,608
Vermont 240 $8,566
Wyoming 209 $6,218
Alaska 71 $4,256
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2011 includes nearly 1.2 billion prescriptions written by 1.6 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 364,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. About three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »


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Top prescribers for PHENYTOIN

Provider Medicare Claims City State
JOHN RICHARD M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled368

LEXINGTON

Kentucky

ELBERT HINES M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled212

MEMPHIS

Tennessee

ANDREW COLMAN DO

General Practice

Claims Filled209

WESTLAND

Michigan

TERENCE FRINKS M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled196

TUCKER

Georgia

ROBERT CURRIE M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled192

GALESBURG

Illinois

TIMOTHY ESTES M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled189

JACKSON

Mississippi

RONALD PHILIPP D.O.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled182

LONG BEACH

California

RAGHAVENDRA PRASAD MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled179

CEDAR HILL

Texas

MIGUEL STUBBS M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled174

SMYRNA

Georgia

PIYUSH PATEL M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled170

COLUMBUS

Georgia

WILLIAM MCKEMIE MD

Adolescent Medicine

Claims Filled168

CYNTHIANA

Kentucky

JOHN WAGNER M.D., C.M.D.

General Practice

Claims Filled154

CULLMAN

Alabama

EDUARDO CAVEDA MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled153

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

MOHAMMAD AFZAL MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled152

SOMERSET

Kentucky

WILLIAM SILVERSTONE D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled146

WESTLAND

Michigan

ALEXANDER CHAN MD

Hospitalist

Claims Filled146

TURLOCK

California

JESUS GONZALEZ M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled144

MIAMI BEACH

Florida

TIMOTHY ROSS MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled142

VANCOUVER

Washington

BRADLEY GOAD DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled139

GALAX

Virginia

FARIBORZ SHAMS D.O.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled138

ANAHEIM

California

KENNETH WRITESEL D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled138

GROVE CITY

Ohio

HARRY KRULEWITCH MD

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled133

PORTLAND

Oregon

EDMOND KALIFEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled130

MARKSVILLE

Louisiana

OUEDRAEGO BERNARD MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled127

BELLEVILLE

Illinois

ANGELA WATSON DO

Claims Filled127

MEMPHIS

Tennessee